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showers and strong winds. it has the potential to bring a storm this afternoon. we've issued a first alert so you can be prepared. the storm is being blamed for serious damage in the carolinas. people cleaning up all morning after it triggered flash flooding and a possible tornado. a lot to get to. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm rosemary connors. nbc10 has team coverage as we track the severe storms. katy zachry with a look at what's happening outside and jessica boyington with a look at the roads. we begin with first alert meteorologist krystal klei here to tell us who will see the rain first. some of us are seeing the rain as we speak. here's a look at first alert radar and satellite. the deeper greens you see is steady rain. the yellow, heavier rain. during the morning hours, i don't expect there will be much in terms of severe weather. the potential hits, as you mentioned, later in the afternoon. many of us could see a pocket of heavier rain this morning.
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briefly moving over areas. we have a steady rain through berks county, chester county. moving into delaware county. much of the state of delaware is seeing rain into south jersey, too. the rain will continue to progress to the northeast. tell spread into areas like camden county and philadelphia the next half hour to an hour. that means wet roadways and on top of that, with the cold front moving through, the wind gusts are really picking up. wind advisory through the state for north and west neighborhoods. through 1:00 this afternoon through south jersey and southern delaware. i wouldn't be surprised if this is extended a bit more. strong wind gusts mean a possible pull on the car. to jessica boyington. >> starting in the lehigh valley, 78. cameras at lehigh street. so far, so good. here not -- we're seeing light volume. also to mass transit delays.
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airport, 403, running 11 minutes late. minor now. amtrak, septa, new jersey transit, and patco on time. the 42 freeway, northbound from 55 to the walt whitman bridge heading through the deptford area, four-minute trip. speeds into the 60s on the northbound side. expecting a tricky commute later on. we'll keep ourize owe that. another -- our eyes on that. another update coming up in ten minutes. and katy zachry joins us from storm force 10, a tool we deploy when there's a chance of severe weather. what's it like in malvern? >> reporter: we had some pretty avenue are rain that -- heavy rain that rolled through. it's subsided eye ba bit. you'll need the rain jacket and boots. listen to this. we already have big puddles on the road in malvern. king street as the rain is
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coming down, even more so now, the wind is the other factor. it's driving outdoor furniture, throwing it down the road. we talked to an owner who lost two umbrellas because the winds picked them up. they weren't secure enough. she lost them down the road. flags are blowing, things that aren't secure like lawn signs or street signs moving quite a bit in the wind. you have the wind bringing down also leaves. it's the fall season. so leaves are falling from the trees. the leaves with the rain and with the puddles on the ground, that is not a good combination. aaa advises wet leaves on the road, that can be as slippery as ice for drivers. if you see a pile of wet leaves, they advise that you treat it like it's ice. we're in chester county. we came out here west, where the front is pushing in. in chester county, we are going
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to see some of the worst effects pushing in. >> good advice to take it easy on the roads. thanks. the storm system that's moving in hammered the carolinas yesterday leaving tens of thousands without power overnight and into this morning. this is the damage in western north carolina which was hit particularly hard. this morning, several school districts are closed so that families can assess and clean up the mess in their neighborhoods. the system ripped off roofs, flooded a gym, and collapsed at least one airplane hangar. the mountains in north carolina were also hit with flash flooding. this is out of south carolina. an apparent tornado left a path of destruction tossing a tractor-trailer and causing significant damage to a local community college. so far no reports of serious injuries in either state. good news there. you can follow the storms as they happen by downloading the
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nbc10 app. it is free, an easy download. you can get weather alerts sent to your phone. ♪ the eagles hit their stride on monday night football. the league-leading birds are 6-1 after scoring a ten-point victory over washington. >> they sure did. another sellout crowd at the linc got their money's worth from carson wentz. the birds' second-year quarterback got on track late in the first half with this long touchdown throw. wait for it -- to matt collins. things -- thank you -- turned around. wentz tossed through more touchdowns to get the best record in the nfl, 17. they got focused after the sluggish start. >> we had a good game plan. they did things early that got to us. had to weather the storm. we knew the plays would be there. >> scored a couple of touchdowns before the half and kept plugging away.
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kept battle, hanging in there. learning to finish was the key. >> carson wentz also led the birds in rushing last night with 63 yards on the ground. safe to say eagles fans waking up thrilled, maybe tired. they celebrated into the night. >> e-a-g-l-e-s, eagles! [ cheers [ cheers ] >> birds' faithful spilled out into the streets. they whooped it up and know what lay ahead for the team. >> fantastic. carson wentz is a superhero. the eagles are-1. it's a-- are 6-1. it's amazing. they have two home games going into the bye. >> planning it out. planning the season. the birds' fans are happy to have a short week. they won't have to wait too long for the next game against the
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winless 49ers. the birds have the best record in the nfl. as for the division standings, the eagles lead washington and dallas by 2.5 games. the giants by five. this sunday, they face the winless san francisco 49ers. 5:07. to breaking news we're following out of north philadelphia. police found a woman's body partially stuffed inside a trash bag. they made the discovery at westmoreland at 19th and graff. according to investigators, thevestment had injuries to her face. and police are having a difficult time identifying her. we'll continue to stay with the breaking news. stay with us on the air and with the nbc10 app for updates. today, seth williams, philadelphia's former district attorney, will learn his fate after pleading guilty to a corruption charge. in june, williams resigned hours before admitting to the criminal charge as part of a plea deal. prosecutors accused him of using campaign funds for private use and taking gifts from wealthy
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friends in exchange for legal help. williams faces up to five years in prison at his sentencing hearing. we've followed the investigation every step of the way. we've been asking tough questions about what he failed to report. we'll learn what happens when the top cop learns his fate. 5:08. 74 degrees. new in philadelphia, a 15-year-old boy told police he heard shooting last night in cobbs creek. next thing he knew, bullets started tearing through him. his parents didn't wait for a ambulance. they raced him to the hospital in their car. the tween was hit twice and is in stable condition. investigators recovered several bullet casings near the intersection at the scene. police have no suspects right now. the first alert is in place
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for the entire area. we're all getting a bit different weather throughout the day. this morning, starting with a first alert that lasts through 5:00 this evening. a long extention because from the morning commute to the evening commute, there's a chance of troubling weather over at least some portion of the viewing area. thunderstorms are possible with some turning severe. that is the potential. not saying that everyone will see a severe storm. there's a possibility. damaging winds, gusts out there. some reports of power issues from our viewers. this is not a surprise that even through the afternoon, if a storm strengthens more so, we'll see more damaging winds. local flooding due to leaves piling occupy storm drains -- piling up on storm drains, another issue. rain up to an inch, isolated spots more than that. 22 mile-an-hour gusts in philadelphia. this is down a tad from an hour, hour and a half ago, 30s.
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dover, 38 mile-per-hour gusts, also down to the 50s a half hour ago. close to 40 mile-per-hour gusts in millville. you see around 25 to 35 miles per hour at the shore points. fairly windy. that will continue. showers and spots forming across the region. burlington has yet to see heavy rain. the pockets of orange, i wouldn't be surprised if there's a crack of thunder through the morning hours. not a lot today until the afternoon. for philadelphia, we're at 74 now. the time is 5:10 this morning. as we go along, there's a chance of on and off rain and a spot thunderstorm. winds crank up through the afternoon. look at the temperatures here -- they pretty much stay level in the low to mid 70s the entire day. cool tonight but really cool this afternoon. >> see you shortly. thanks. 5:10 on this tuesday. it could potentially be a really
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rough morning commute. >> right. if you're heading out now, though, so far, so good. the last time we checked. >> we know how quickly things can change. if it's a bad commute, we won't start to see it until 6:30 or so, that's usually when we had see more volume and when everything hits the fan. also watching 202, over in malvern, the area that katy zachry's in now, route 29 is where we're watching on this camera. you look at the lens, every time a car moves, even though it's dark so it's difficult to see, you can see rain starting to cover the lens of this camera. you see raindrops there. looks damp 29 to the schuylkill expressway. a seven-minute trip. speeds into the 50s. still moving. 95 at delaware, looking okay. watch 202 for an ongoing construction project that's been there for a while and will be until november. 11 minutes northbound from 295
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to 495. speeds into the 60s, too. back to you. she said it was like he was aiming for her. he kept coming. >> hit for a car and left for dead. a teen is seriously hurt when a truck barrels into her and her mom while on a walk. now the furious hunt for the driver. honored on the field. a special moment between eagles' fans and a former player recovering from lifesaving surgeri. a live look from mt. holly and storm ranger 10, our mobile radar. tracking rain that is starting to move into our area. the first eagles' fun fact. the last time the eagles, 6-1, had a record this hot, it was 2004, the year they made the super bowl.
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5:15 this tuesday. we have issued a first alert. it's our way of making sure you
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are prepared before you head out the door because you can see we'll have storms throughout the day. >> some regions are already seeing rain and strong winds gusting. meteorologist krystal klei will have more about the timing of the storm for your neighborhood coming up in a few minutes. in other news, we are hearing from the family of a chester county teenager run over by a driver who didn't stop. 16-year-old annie hillegus is out of surgery and recovering from the crash to hurt her and her mother. they were walking their dogs in west pikeland when a driver of a white truck hit them and kept going. a neighbor found them injured in the street after the crash. the teen's grandmother is now desperate to find that driver who took off. >> i'd love to have 15 minutes alone with the driver. i'm a tough old lady. he'd regret it. >> the blurry image is the only clue police have of the truck they're looking for. as you see, it has a ladder rack that investigators say could
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belong to a plumber or roofer. a former eagle and fan favorite helped cheer the birds to victory. he got cheers of his own. bet that had to feel good. heartwarming. this is twitter video of the crowd cheering former eagle jon dorenbos. the birds' former longsnapper is recovering from heater surgery. he -- from heart surgery. he learned of the condition during a team physical before he was traded. this morning i saw on instagram, he was with his wife in los angeles. angels' player, mike trout, and his fiancee. that's gotten hundreds of likes since it was posted an hour ago. now 5:17. we're tracking the storms, and when i say "we," i mean krystal. >> we'll be busy throughout the day. >> that's right.
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a team effort. we are looking at storms that are going to pop up in periods throughout the day. different neighborhoods have different timing. we'll look at the radar and satellite. areas of green, more of a steady to periodically heavy rain. the yellows, oerngranges, the heavier stuff moving through. mostly focused south over southern delaware, creeping into cumberland, cape may, atlantic counties. we have spots picking up across delaware county and into philadelphia next up in line. almost to south philly as we speak. let's take a closer look and freeze frame some of what we see on the radar. the areas are sweeping the area, the steady rain to the north, this is a pocket of heavier rain slicing through montgomery county. that drops into delaware county. these are areas where a crack of thunder or maybe lightning is possible. i don't think lightning is a major threat.
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more isolated shower potential. this is southern delaware into kent and sussex county. you see heavier rain. cape may getting a good dose. this will continue through the morning hours. not constant, you may not be seeing any rain unless you miss out. throughout the day, we'll have periods of rain moving through, especially south jersey. looking at the best shot. temperatures now are mostly in the low to mid 70s. that's where they will remain through the day. not going to see much change in the temperatures. from 7:00 to 10:00, the pocket of orange is showing an isolated thunderstorm. the areas that appear quickest are the north and west neighborhoods. at 1:30 we have stronger thunderstorms, possible strong to severe. that starts to exit around 6:30. lingering showers possible. we'll put this at a four out of
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five. now through 5:00 p.m., new jersey and southern delaware, the afternoon, like i showed you, when we could see severe storms. that would include wind damage or even an isolated tornado possible in the areas. pockets of heavy rain could lead to localized street flooding. damaging winds possible with gusts around 35 to 45 miles at best through your early to late morning hours. ten day on 10, 75 today. not going to see the temperature move much. tomorrow down to 67. look at thursday. only 60 in the afternoon. more sun through about saturday. and then another cooldown with more heavy rain possible on sunday. >> thanks. 5:20 on this tuesday. if you're in bed, watching on tv thinking, man, maybe i should hit the snooze a few more times -- no. get up.
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heavy rain is coming. >> jessica boyington has more. >> it's definitely coming. right now, we're doing okay. 5:21. we're not seeing major volume out there. the boulevard and 17th street is where we're watching here. i think it looks good sound moving toward the schuylkill -- looks good moving toward the schuylkill. a downed tree, something we'll see a lot of later. dennis township, route 47 at 550, paper mill road. they're diverting traffic around the scene. both directions blocked with the downed tree. they'll try to get that under control. cherry hill at kings highway, the intersection looks good. might be damp. you can see underneath the street lights where it looks shiny, looks like the roads are wet there, too. the schuylkill, closed between the vine and south street. now, 13 minutes moving from the blue route to the vine, average speeds there still into the high
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50s. >> thanks. once we get you through the morning rush, let's talk about tomorrow morning. nbc10 is heading back on the road. we're visiting the wawa on west chester pike in upper darby. we met so many viewers in the spring. we want to meet you. we hope you'll stop by and say hi tomorrow morning. coming up, call to action. the change eagles' players want to see to combat social injustice. we'll take a live look at malvern, chester county. you see the winds are whipping out there. meteorologist krystal klei is tracking the potential for some severe weather throughout the day. malvern already getting some rain this morning. when will your neighborhood see it? we've got you covered. we've got another eagles fun fact. carson wentz is now the first eagles quarterback to throw at least three touchdowns in three straight games since 1953. joseph, i'm steve. how are you?
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nice to meet you sir. nice to meet you. how's it going man? the yankees? come on. [ laughing ] look at the smiles and the hard work that the people here are doing. it's like making mini sandwiches. they're no different than anyone else. they just want a job. they want respect and they want dignity. this is a nice place. yeah. he plays basketball with lauren. steve called, fairly frantic. you know, he had a premature baby and i think he had just been given the diagnosis that she had down syndrome. lauren brought out the best in me. she made me a different person. deep down in his heart he feels for people who are disadvantaged. lauren's a light in everybody eye. she's the spark that has started the fire. the goal is to keep places like this open so all people,
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regardless of disability, have an opportunity for employment. see, i love you. i love you guys too. you know that. yeah.
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why are south jerseyans so angry headlines at sweeney? up. sweeney repeatedly sided with chris christie to underfund south jersey schools, increase standardized testing like parcc, cut take-home pay for teachers, and broke his promise to fund the pensions of hundreds of thousands of new jerseyans- all while padding his own. steve sweeney says a lot of things. but the truth is, he's not on our side.
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welcome back. now to landon dowdy and the cnbc business news. >> reporter: good tuesday morning. sears will stop selling whirlpool-made appliances after a price dispute. the fractured partnership goes back more than a century. the "wall street journal" reports that sears, which also owns kmart, will sell off the remaining inventory in its stores and has stopped listing whirlpool brands that includes maytag and kitchenaid on its websites. it will still make products for sears' kenmore brand. as recently as 2002, sears sold four out of every ten home appliances in america but has struggled amid competition from the likes of home depot, costco, as well as amazon. a quick check of markets here on wall street. we will try to rebound from monday's losses today. the dow snapped a six-day winning streak as investors weighed the prospects for tax cuts while looking over the latest batch of earnings
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reports. on the agenda today, earnings from 3m, mcdonald's, gm, and at&t. back to you. >> we'll see what happens today. 5:27. who is she? police make a gruesome discovery on the side of the road. officers are looking to identify a homicide victim. and still on the job. a local leader refuses to completely leave his post even though he's facing child porn charges. this morning, tracking the threat for rainy conditions, strong winds. by this afternoon, some of us may even see a more strong to severe storm develop.
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he's a husband, father, veteran... but most of all, he's a fighter. chris brown has never been afraid to take on the big fights. that's why he stood up to republicans and democrats alike to fight the north jersey casinos and the takeover of atlantic city. chris brown is fighting to protect jobs in our region...
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a true champion for the working men and women of atlantic county. on november 7th, let's keep him fighting for us. chris brown for state senate, he's on our side. 5:30. rain on the way. perhaps it's already here. we're tracking severe weather


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